Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


The father of a 4-year old child came home one Friday evening and declared: “Come, let us all go for a holiday this weekend.  We will go to a hotel.”  … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

  As peace fellows, we have been talking about inspirational world leaders and extraordinary peace makers such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Mother Theresa, among others. … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Peace in action: women’s leadership in natural resource policy mediation

Ignoring the scorching heat, I listen attentively while Sopa Wongyai, Municipal Clerk of San Maka explains how she has achieved collective participation in the local natural resource policy. Her sincere … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

The 24 Stubborn Optimists

“We are called as individuals and congregations to learn the disciplines and skills that help us define ourselves, engage each other in non anxious interaction, and maintain emotional contact even … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blessings to the Mekong River

The sun rises on a hazy day. The red disk is projected onto the river, the colors appear gradually and with a great sense of peace. This image from the … Continue reading

February 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

For a Culture of Peace: thoughts and challenges

Peace is created, peace is built! And it is this conviction that stimulates me to inspire and create, in each one of you, peaceful attitudes through a personal process of reflection, … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

An Afghan Story by the Mekong

Wali gazes meditatively at the Mekong stretching before our eyes. “In the last week of January alone, fours attacks were perpetrated in Afghanistan. Three in Kabul, and one in my … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment